SOLD: Josef Schuster French Double Bass Bow

Josef Schuster French Double Bass Bow

Solidly built bow with a fully lined frog.


Josef Schuster French Double Bass Bow

This bow features a fully lined frog with a Parisian eye which is likely not original but fits the stick well.  This would be a great bow for a student of the instrument.

Details of the Josef Schuster French Double Bass Bow:

  • Maker: Josef Schuster
  • Style: French
  • Stick: Octagonal Brazilwood
  • Frog/Button: Ebony
  • Slide: Mother of Pearl/Nickel
  • Ferrule: Nickel
  • Tip: Bone
  • Measurements: Length of Hair- 22″, Length of Stick- 27 1/8″, Overall Length- 28″, Balance Point- 8 5/8″
  • Weight: 140.5 gms

Purchase Trials are available for a seven-day period on bows priced $1,500 and over. Exceptions for other bows can be made by special request, depending on location, etc. For more information regarding our Purchase Trials, please call us at+1 (860) 535-9399. Bows returned from Purchase Trial subject to a 10% processing fee.

Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world-class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.

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